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Biographical entry Harris, William John (1886 - 1957)

Born
10 December 1886
Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
Died
26 June 1957
Beaumaris, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Geologist and Teacher

Summary

William John Harris joined the Victorian Education Department in 1902 and was headmaster at Echuca High School 1923-42 and Warrigal High School 1943-52. He published many scientific papers on Victoria's regional geology and became a world authority on graptolites.

Archival resources

Private hands (Harris, C.W.)

  • William John Harris - Records, 1888 - 1957; Private hands (Harris, C.W.). Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Harris, Clive, 'W.J. Harris: Teacher, Scholar and Gentleman', Victorian Historical Journal, vol. 69, no. 1, 1998, pp. 40-43. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.